The 1,000 days between pregnancy and a child’s 2nd birthday set the foundation for all the days that follow.

We lead the fight to make health and well-being during the first 1,000 days a policy and funding priority.


RFP for Communications Consultant

Posted Date: September 1, 2023 Anticipated Period of Performance: September – December 31, 2023 Proposals Due: September 12, 2023 The Consultant will assist in strategic communications for the organization. Download the RFP Applicant Background Information

World Health Organization Updated Guidelines on the Prevention & Management of Acute Malnutrition

In July 2023, the World Health Organization (WHO) released updated guidelines for the management section of wasting and nutritional oedema, also known as acute malnutrition, in infants and children under 5. An update of the prevention section of the guidelines is expected this fall. The guidelines build on the 2013 guidelines by further enhancing care …

Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding

We know that babies get the best start in life when they are exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months, and continue breastfeeding with complimentary feeding until they are 2 years old, following World Health Organization guidelines established in 2018. As World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month begin, 1,000 Days celebrates the progress made …

Nutrition is a Feminist Issue

Nutrition only featured in three of the 75+ sessions and events of the Women Deliver conference which brought over 6,0000 advocates, activists and decisionmakers to Kigali, Rwanda, last week. But what Women Deliver demonstrated is that nutrition is part of a much bigger framework, and an integral component of the feminist agenda. Here are three …